The Literary Image of Joan of Arc: Prior Influences

  title={The Literary Image of Joan of Arc: Prior Influences},
  author={Deborah A. Fraioli},
  pages={811 - 830}
Scholars have preferred the accounts of Joan of Arc's career in chronicles and in the reports of her trial to other contemporary sources from the realm of poetry and literature.' Literature offers, however, what history often does not: the image of Joan of Arc in her own time. The chronicles contain the events and chronology of the Maid's life, but they have little to say about the meaning of her unusual accomplishments as understood by her contemporaries interpretive comments about Joan's… 
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Одним из наиболее оригинальных и ярких фрагментов сочинения Кристины де Пизан «Книга о Граде Женском» (1405) являются главы, посвященные воительницам-амазонкам и их королевам. В XIV–XV вв. эти



d'Arc, 2 vols

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  • 1913

For the date of this prayer see Raimond Thomassy, Essai sur les erits politiques de Christine de Pisan

    1:195. Around 1347 Saint Bridget sent Bishop Hemming of Abo and Prior Peter of Alvastra on a mission to the courts of France and England in order to negotiate a peace to be solidified

    • vols. (New York,
    • 1954

    Les erits politiques